instructor-led training

(EDU-262) Cortex XDR: Investigation and Response

2 Days
Instructor-Led Training
Supported Platforms
Cortex XDR

(EDU-262) Cortex XDR - Investigation and Response helps you to:

  • Learn how to activate a Cortex XDR instance
  • Create agent-installation packages and Security policies and profiles to protect endpoints against multistage, fileless attacks built using malware and exploits.


Successful completion of this instructor-led course with hands-on lab activities should enable participants to:

  • Investigate and manage incidents
  • Describe the Cortex XDR causality and analytics concepts
  • Analyze alerts using the Causality and Timeline Views
  • Work with Cortex XDR Pro actions such as remote script execution
  • Create and manage on-demand and scheduled search queries in the Query Center
  • Create and manage the Cortex XDR rules BIOC and IOC
  • Working with Cortex XDR assets and inventories
  • Write XQL queries to search datasets and visualize the result sets
  • Work with Cortex XDR’s external-data collection

Target Audience

Cybersecurity analysts and engineers, and security operations specialists


Participants must have taken the course EDU-260 (Cortex XDR: Prevention and Deployment).

Training credit information

Palo Alto Networks Training Credits allow you a single point of purchase for training for use throughout the year. Training credits are redeemable by all employees within an organization for any Palo Alto Networks open enrollment, private on-site, or online course offered by our Authorized Training Partners (ATPs).

Course Modules

  1. Cortex XDR Incidents
  2. Causality and Analytics Concepts
  3. Causality Analysis of Alerts
  4. Advanced Response Actions
  5. Building Search Queries
  6. Building XDR Rules
  7. Cortex XDR Assets
  8. Introduction to XQL
  9. External Data Collection

Authorized Training Partners


Europe, Middle East, Africa

Secure Shield

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